Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Distillery Bottling
57.0 % Vol.
750 ml
114 Barrel Proof
Bottle code
Lot No. 18
Added on
06 Aug 2018 2:10 pm by Dram Dracula

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Whisky Reviews for Old Grand-Dad 114

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.00 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Another 114 OGD from the Old-Grand Dad Distillery (DSP-KY-14) of the National Distilleries era. Jeff is right. This sadly lost distillery probably made one of the best bourbons ever made. Not only the 114 but also the bottled-in-bond expressions. IMHO, they easily can stand the test with with the heralded Old Fitzgerald's from Stitzel-Weller.
    • Nose
      Again lots of dark fruit; stewed figs and dates. Plums and blueberries. Followed with classic bourbon notes of buttery oak, brown sugar and maple syrup. A little caramel. Hints of expresso coffee mixed with gentle cedar wood notes and beeswax at the background.
    • Taste
      Citric notes of gooseberries and lemon curd at first. Orange peel and some beautiful grapefruit bitterness. Gingerbread, toffee and custard powder. Cumin and caraway. Later on hints of eucalyptus and mint. Dark chocolate as well. Lots to discover in this multi-layered bourbon.
    • Finish
      Medium long and drying. Quite some tannins. Spices of nutmeg and clove. Pine and the end. Another great OGD from the old days.

  2. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Oh, just a bunch of wonderfulness here. National Distillers OGD 114 are probably some of the best bourbons ever made. I would buy this over any of the BTACs nowadays. Not cheap though. Paid USD $ 362.50 for this in early 2018. Have another one in the bunker. That one will remain close for a while.


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